Also in GB2RS this week…

| March 18, 2016

Following the transfer of responsibility of amateur licence examinations to the RSGB, the Examinations Group is looking for volunteers to join them. Ideally volunteers will have a Full licence and experience in radio communications technology in some professional, educational or employment capacity. Full details on the RSGB website.

Voting has now opened in the RSGB’s 2016 election. Members have one of three options for registering your vote on each Resolution. You can attend the AGM in person on the 23 April at Glasgow City Hotel, 36 Cambridge Street, Glasgow G2 3HN, starting at 12 noon. You can vote by the internet on the RSGB website at or you can vote by post by contacting the RSGB HQ by writing to the General Manager, by email from or by telephone 01234 832 702. Full details are in the April RadCom. The closing date for internet or postal voting is 12 noon on 21 April 2016.

A number of teams will be working the CQWW WPX SSB Contest on the 26 and 27 March. They include members of the CT3 Team, active as CQ9T from Funchal, AF-014, working as a Multi-Single/ Low-Power entry. QSL via CT3KN. Also listen for members of Amateur Radio Taipei, active from Taiwan as BP0P as a Multi-2 entry. QSL via BP0P, see During the contest, listen out for Laurent, FM5BH, who will be active as TO972M from Martinique Island, NA-107, as a Single- Op/All-Band/High-Power entry. QSL via FM5BH direct. The bands will be very busy and you should get the opportunity to work many more DX stations.

If you are looking for something to entertain the younger members of the family over Easter, take a look at the activities available at Bletchley Park. Children will enjoy the Nifty Number trail and the code breaking session available over the Easter long weekend. Go to for full details. Don’t forget to visit the National Radio Centre whilst you are there. Remember to take a copy of your licence if you wish to operate GB3RS.

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